U.S. to approve Keystone XL permit by Monday: report

U.S. to approve Keystone XL permit by Monday: report


Published Thursday, Mar. 23, 2017 11:24AM EDT

Last updated Thursday, Mar. 23, 2017 11:53AM EDT


The U.S. State Department will approve by Monday the permit needed to proceed with construction of the Canada-to-United States Keystone XL oil pipeline, a project blocked by former President Barack Obama, according to Politico.

The State Department’s undersecretary for political affairs, Tom Shannon, will approve the cross-border permit on or before Monday, at the end of the 60-day timeline that President Donald Trump ordered in January when he called for construction of Keystone and the Dakota Access pipelines.

Keystone XL route map





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